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Coral Bay Council Working to Provide Recognition of Historic Schoolhouse Properties on STJ

The Coral Bay Community Council begins a new project to recognize a part of local history important to many Coral Bay residents by documenting the significance of St. John’s “one room” schoolhouses from the 1860s to the 1940s.

VIPD Temporarily Closing STJ’s Leander Jurgen Command

The VIPD's Leander Jurgen Command in Cruz Bay will close temporarily beginning Monday following the discovery that some employees at the station may have been exposed to the corornavirus.

‘Sunlit Saint John’ Videos Pose Questions, Challenges to Direction of STJ

A film project, "Sunlit Saint John," went online less than two weeks ago and is stirring sentiment within the community through the honest assessments by St. Johnians of the present and future of St. John.

Baby Ducks Are Showing up in Virgin Islands Ponds

White-cheeked pintail ducks (Anas bahamensis) are year-round residents in the Virgin Islands. Given the climate, they can mate pretty much any time, as long as there is enough food and water. Other ducks, like blue-winged teals, are migratory – they come down for the winter season, then move north again to breed. 

St. John Rescue Is Offering a Course to Become an Emergency Medical Responder

Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to be certified as a National Registry Emergency Medical Responder by taking the written examination with Pearson Vue on St. Thomas.

USVI Tourism Commissioner Reminds Americans ‘We are on United States Soil’

Though not part of the contiguous United States, travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands does not require a passport from U.S. citizens arriving from Puerto Rico or the U.S. mainland.

Coast Guard Seeks Suspect Boat, Operator in Hit and Run

Marine investigators from the U.S. Coast Guard are asking the public’s help in identifying the operator of a suspect vessel, a white-hulled center console boat, involved in a hit and run.

Cinnamon Bay Campground to Reopen in December, Friends Learn

The Cinnamon Bay Campground in the Virgin Islands National Park is expected to reopen in December, Superintendent Nigel Fields announced at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park.

WAPA Executive Charged with Setting Up Kickback

An executive with the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority was freed on a $5,000 cash bail Friday after making an initial appearance in Superior Court on charges of allegedly orchestrating a no-bid contract benefiting himself.

V.I. Needs to Add 5,000 to Workforce, Gov. Bryan Says on Press Box

The territory will need to add 5,000 new individuals to the workforce to complete the millions of dollars in disaster recovery work, according to a RAND Corporation study commissioned by FEMA.

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